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Dr Joy Watson features on The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes

2019-06-27T06:48:55+00:00

We are very proud that Empowered Conversations steering group member and friend of the team, Dr Joy Watson, is featuring in the hit Channel Four show, The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes. The new series is filmed in the UK’s first ever restaurant staffed by people living with dementia - as a way of showing [...]

Dr Joy Watson features on The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes2019-06-27T06:48:55+00:00

Communication Empowerment Framework

2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

< back to Library Morris, L.,Mansell, W., Williamson, T., Wray, A. & McEvoy, P. (2018).  Communication Empowerment Framework: An integrative framework to support effective communication and interaction between carers and people living with dementia. Dementia. doi: 10.1177/1471301218805329 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301218805329​

Communication Empowerment Framework2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

Empowered Conversations is going global!

2019-06-04T13:24:58+00:00

We are delighted to announce that a member of the Empowered Conversations team has been selected to present our dementia communication skills training, developed in partnership with University of Salford, at an international conference in Berlin. The ninth World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in July will bring together more than 5000 researchers [...]

Empowered Conversations is going global!2019-06-04T13:24:58+00:00

Empowered Conversations showcased by Alzheimer’s Society

2019-06-04T13:19:52+00:00

We are delighted that Empowered Conversations, the dementia communication training programme developed by Six Degrees and the University of Salford, is set to be showcased at a leading dementia charity’s national conference. The Alzheimer’s Society’s annual conference in London (May 21-22) takes place during Dementia Action Week. Dr Lydia Morris, research fellow from the [...]

Empowered Conversations showcased by Alzheimer’s Society2019-06-04T13:19:52+00:00

“EC has helped me, my mum and my sisters”

2019-03-22T10:21:51+00:00

DAUGHTER Mary Gilbertson supports her mum, Josephine, aged 71, who was diagnosed with vascular dementia in November 2017. The 53-year-old from Droylsden attended an Empowered Conversations course after finding out about it at a carers’ meeting and has since shared the learning with her sisters so they can all help [...]

“EC has helped me, my mum and my sisters”2019-03-22T10:21:51+00:00

“I have better conversations with my dad now”

2019-03-22T10:22:22+00:00

NURSE Sharon Coffey from Chadderton, Oldham works with people living with dementia as well as supporting her dad – Frank, aged 74, who is living with Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia. The 47-year-old attended the course with her dad’s wife of 26 years – Irene – and together they both learnt [...]

“I have better conversations with my dad now”2019-03-22T10:22:22+00:00

New project 2019 – free 1:1 support for carers of people living with dementia

2019-01-29T12:05:54+00:00

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new project that aims to help people living with dementia in Salford by offering free advice and support to family carers. Our Empowered Carers project will complement our existing Empowered Conversations dementia communications workshops by offering one-to-one support to carers; giving them an opportunity to access [...]

New project 2019 – free 1:1 support for carers of people living with dementia2019-01-29T12:05:54+00:00

The newest member of our team – and an exciting new project!

2019-01-29T10:44:49+00:00

We’re delighted to welcome Rachel Yates Hoyles as the leader of our new project for 2019 – Empowered Carers. The project will complement our existing Empowered Conversations dementia communications workshops by offering one-to-one support to carers and giving them an opportunity to access tips on ways to cope and a chance to connect [...]

The newest member of our team – and an exciting new project!2019-01-29T10:44:49+00:00

Proud to have a double award winning volunteer on the EC team

2019-01-17T10:12:05+00:00

Our Charlotte was a double award winner at the Heart of Salford awards – here she tells us about the experience. Getting a nomination at the Heart of Salford awards for the work that I do with the Empowered Conversations project run by Six Degrees was an amazing surprise. I was convinced that there [...]

Proud to have a double award winning volunteer on the EC team2019-01-17T10:12:05+00:00

NHS launches Long Term Plan that will help people with dementia

2019-03-22T10:22:12+00:00

The NHS has launched 'The Long Term Plan' to create a service in the next ten years that will be 'fit for purpose' and will improve patient care. The plan specifically mentions the importance of improving outcomes for people living with dementia through technology, early detection and an increase in community support. Empowered Conversations [...]

NHS launches Long Term Plan that will help people with dementia2019-03-22T10:22:12+00:00